K4D Helpdesk Report

Assistive Technologies in Developing Countries

Published on 1 March 2018

Assistive technologies enable people to live healthy, productive, independent and dignified lives, yet most people who need them are currently unable to access them. This rapid review looks at examples of existing literature on the availability of assistive technologies and efforts to make these technologies more affordable and accessible in developing countries.

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Rohwerder, B. (2018). Assistive Technologies in Developing Countries. K4D Helpdesk Report. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.

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Institute of Development Studies
Rohwerder, Brigitte


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